A septic system is something that is easily forgotten until something goes horribly wrong. What should you avoid running down your kitchen sink? Is one type of toilet paper safer to use than another? How often does your septic tank really need to be cleaned? These were just some of the questions that I had about my septic tank after it had backed up and filled my yard with raw sewage. Since then, I have spent hours researching septic systems so that I would not have to go through that again. I have developed my website to make learning about septic systems a little easier for others like me.
24 April 2017
If you are fortunate to live along the coast, you enjoy all the advantages of being in proximity to the ocean – shell hunting, surfing, snorkeling, and hearing the soothing sound of ocean waves at night. If you're lucky, you may even have a view of the sparkling sea. Unfortunately, the salty sea air can be hard on your beautiful picture windows. That gentle ocean breeze can carry salt far inland depending on your climate, wind patterns and presence of any mountains.
24 October 2016
If you have an older asphalt driveway that needs to be completely replaced, but you do not currently have the money to invest in a full driveway replacement, then you may try to extend the life of your driveway for a few more years with the application of a sealant. If you see multiple potholes in the driveway, then you will need to hire someone who can complete asphalt patching services first.
9 September 2016
For some areas of the United States, hurricane season can be both stressful and dangerous, especially when it causes substantial flooding. Flooding rainwater can damage the sewer lines in the city streets and the plumbing lines traveling below your property's ground. Sewage from busted systems can enter your home and contaminate your furnishings and clothing as well as the walls and floorboards in your home. If your family expects to experience a dangerous storm soon, take steps to protect your home and valuables with the tips below.
18 July 2016
If you've recently noticed dripping or other moisture coming from the roof of your manufactured or mobile home, you may be wondering about your repair options. Leaving a leaking roof without repair through more than a couple of heavy storms could result in damage to your roof or even the structural beams of your home, causing you to incur expensive repairs if you don't take action quickly. However, you may not always have the room in your household budget to replace your roof immediately after noticing damage.
26 May 2016
Using harsh chemicals and drain cleaners to clean your home and unclog your pipes can cause damage to the inside of your drain pipes and also harm the environment. Most chemical cleaners you wash down the drain become broken down into harmless substances at the water treatment facility, but the remaining harmful chemicals end up in streams and rivers, hurting wildlife and fish. Here are instructions to clean your sinks, bathtub, and drain pipes using your kitchen ingredients and avoiding chemical cleaners.